Tag: adult vaccines

Lottery Incentives Don’t Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Lottery-based incentives such as cash and prizes don’t appear to increase...

New Details of Myocarditis Linked to COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Further details from multiple cases of myocarditis linked to the Pfizer...

How to Target COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Counseling the vaccine-hesitant on the benefits of COVID-19 immunization can at times be...

Pfizer Vaccine Protects Less Against India Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. June 4, 2021 — The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine produces lower levels...

Texas Standoff Embodies US Battle Over COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. There is an escalating fight between Houston Methodist Hospital and wary...

Large Vessel Stroke Linked to AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The first cases of large vessel arterial occlusion strokes linked to...

Ohio Vaccine Lottery Shows Some Incentives May Work

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For some residents of Ohio, the prospect of winning $1 million...

Text Reminders to Get Flu Shot Could Work for COVID-19 Too

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When people with an upcoming doctor’s appointment get a text reminder...

Restrict J&J COVID Vaccine in Women Under 50?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Use of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines should be considered as the preferable...

End Pause of J&J Vaccine, but Add Warning

Editor’s note: The FDA and CDC lifted the pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Friday evening, within hours of ACIP’s decision. Use of the...

FDA, CDC Lift Suspension of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will add a warning...

J&J Pause Did Not Upend Vaccine Confidence: Poll

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The recommended pause on April 13 in the rollout of the...

CDC Panel Leaves J&J Pause in Place for at Least a Week

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on...

J&J Pause Magnifies Worry About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The news today that states are being asked to pause administration...

How to Counsel Worried Patients About the J&J Vaccine News

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Dr Jan E. Patterson On April 13, the CDC and the...

Next Winter May Be Rough: Models Predict ‘Considerable Surge’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s likely the United States will see another surge of COVID-19 this...

New Side Effects With AstraZeneca and Janssen COVID-19 Vaccines?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In addition to the unusual blood clots linked to the AstraZeneca...

Multiple Reasons Behind the Recent SARS-CoV-2 Surges in the US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Are SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern behind the recent jump in COVID-19...

EMA Launches Review of Clot Risk With AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) of the European Medicines Agency...

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult by End of May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May. In...

FDA Grants Emergency Use to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. And then there were three. The US Food and Drug Administration...

COVID-19 Vaccination Linked to Less Mechanical Ventilation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Immunization of people 70 and older with the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...

Expect Steady Rise in US Supply

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The United States might possibly have a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines...

Massive Drop in Routine Vaccinations Among Older Adults

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In the first week after the national COVID-19 emergency declaration of...

One Third of Healthcare Workers Leery of Getting COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nearly 60% of those working in a large healthcare system expressed...